TLC Full Implementation First of all, welcome to the 2016-17 school year! I’m always excited at the beginning of the school year for the start of new opportunities with students. I’ve always said we get a “second new year” because we get to start new each fall with our students....
Excerpts reprinted from the Reading Recovery "August 2016 Site Report" for Northwest Area Education Agency In the fall of 2004, cousins, Stephanie Ramirez and Carlos Munoz, started first grade at Emerson Elementary in Sioux City. They were not in the same classroom that year, but they were both first round...
Please see all of the amazing things that the Northwest AEA Creative Services team members can produce for educators. From vinyl and posters to banners and canvas, Creative Services at Northwest AEA does it all!
Personalized Learning and Atomic Learning Most of us are familiar with the concept of personalized learning. One of the Iowa AEA Online resources, Atomic Learning, is striving to help teachers and instructional coaches meet their own individualized learning goals with their newly designed hoonuit learning modules. Some of the learning...
To see an up-to-date listing of all events, please look at the bottom left of Northwest AEA's homepage at www.nwaea.org. Aug 23 - Sep 29 Preschool Classroom Strategies for Students with ASD Location: Le Mars NWAEA Aug 24 - Sep 14 Creative Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers Location: Sioux City...
Please see the details about the upcoming Broadening Our Horizons Conference in November for high school students with special needs. Two events will be held, one in Sheldon (Nov. 9) and one in Sioux City (Nov. 10). Contact Joyce Vander Wilt with questions at 800/572-5073.
Please see the attached flyer regarding a professional development opportunity for Authentic Intellectual Work.
Please see the attached flyer regarding a professional development opportunity for Authentic Intellectual Work and gathering data.
Two leadership offerings will be available at Northwest AEA during this upcoming school year. Fierce Conversations and Time Management Essentials will be offered. Please see more details in the attached flyer.
Those wanting to become substitute teachers can sign up for the AEA's Substitute Authorization class. Please see the flyer for more details.
Three classes will be held throughout the school year for middle and high school math teachers. "Turning Standards into Learning: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All Middle and High School Students" will be taught on Sept. 30, March 3 and April 28 by Steve McHugh, a local teacher. The National Council...
K-12 science teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, teacher leaders and coaches are encouraged to attend Module 1 training on the new Iowa Science Standards. Please see the flyer for more information.
Note: The articles compiled in this newsletter come from independent media sources who are solely responsible for their content. Northwest AEA staff did not participate in writing any of these articles and Northwest AEA does not necessarily endorse the content of the articles. Some media sources require digital access subscriptions....
If you are a teacher who needs extra services for a child or strategies for enhanced classroom teaching, check out the attached Northwest AEA Directory of Services. The directory is sorted by topics with contact information for AEA staff persons. We are ready to assist!
If you have any questions, issues and/or suggestions regarding student learning or school needs, please feel free to contact your AEA building contacts; Liz Determan, communications coordinator, at 800/352-9040, ext. 6003; or any of the following AEA leaders: Dr. Tim Grieves, Chief Administrator 712/222-6001 or 712/722-4378 tgrieves@nwaea.org Cindy Baird, Region...